The Last Of Us Part III is officially in preproduction by Naughty Dog

The month of June is approaching and it is an important month for all fans of The Last Of Us. Both games from the Naughty Dog studio were released this month, with a first work celebrating its eighth anniversary (released June 14th). 2013) and part two, which is celebrating its first anniversary (available since June 19, 2020).

While the players are impatiently waiting for the sequel (an online mode, a PS5 version, the remake of the first game …), Co-President Neil Druckmann confirms the pre-production of The Last Of Us Part.III, but warns the fans . It won’t be for now.

The Last of Us 3: Outline already written

Invited to the last Script Apart podcast by Al Horner, Neil Druckmann and Halley Gross, the co-authors of The Last Of Us Part.II had the opportunity to review the development of what they consider to be “one of the toughest” productions “[ils ont] never had to do. Unsurprisingly, the future of Naughty Dog and the series has been discussed with HBO.

Last year, just before the new game was released, Neil Druckmann said anything was possible when it came to the next game. The Last Of Us Part.III, an unreleased license, the sequel to another project, the co-president left the door open to all eventualities.

Al Horner asks Druckmann if a year later a sequel to the adventures of Joel and Ellie had developed. The man persists for a moment and explains that he does not know what he wants to reveal. Before you go ahead and announce:

Halley and I wrote the outline of a story.

A surprising statement that formalizes the project. Neil Druckmann makes it clear that development has not yet started and that it has not yet started. However, the sequel is still in preproduction. In the meantime, Naughty Dog will be working hard on developing the remake of the first episode, the multiplayer game, and maybe even a new Uncharted.

In parallel, Naughty Dog is working with HBO and PlayStation Productions to produce the series. The studio doesn’t seem to be running out of plans for the coming years.

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